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Ground Support Mechanic

San Angelo, Texas
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Date posted 03/18/2024 Job ID 43901BR Company General Atomics Systems Integration Experience Level Entry-Level (0-2 years) Job Title Ground Support Mechanic City San Angelo State Texas Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly Salary Range $51,030 - $75,855

Job Summary
General Atomics Systems Integration, LLC (GA-SI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a provider of military and commercial engineering services. GA-SI is a leading-edge expert in systems integration technologies, reliability improvements, and controls system design.

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for inspecting, testing, servicing, operating and troubleshooting ground support equipment (GSE) to determine serviceability and proper operation.

  • Inspects, services, repairs, maintains and operates GSE as required.
  • Prepares GSE for storage and transportation.
  • Troubleshoots malfunctions; removes, disassembles, repairs, cleans, treats, assembles and reinstalls malfunctioning accessories and components.
  • Maintains and updates a variety of documents, records, databases, and electronic systems.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of a two-year trade school or certification program in a related discipline and one or more years of experience as a GSE mechanic. Equivalent work experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Must demonstrate a general understanding of GSE equipment, practices and concepts as well as general knowledge of hand tools and troubleshooting equipment, and ability to read moderately complex specifications, blueprints, drawings, schematics, and manuals.
  • May require extensive travel and/or CONUS or OCONUS deployment.
  • Must be customer focused and possess:
    • The ability to grasp new concepts quickly.
    • The ability to identify issues and recognize deviations from accepted practices and processes and resolve moderately complex mechanical issues.
    • Good organizational, analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document and report.
    • Working knowledge of computer operations and applications.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.
  • Must be able to successfully complete the customer required Department of Homeland Security (DHS) background investigation required to access the aircraft maintenance and sustainment data base.

Salary:$51,030 - $75,855
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Secret Apply Now
Jack O
“I wanted to continue my service and make a positive difference in the world. At GA, I can provide my friends, family, neighbors and current service members with the best products to keep them aware and safe at home and on the battlefield.”
– Jack O. Sr. Program Manager, GA-ASI
Steven, Research & Development Engineering
“Working in Research and Development means every day is something new and exciting. It's always a challenge to test new materials to see if they behave as you expect. It's never boring.”
– Steven, Research & Development Engineer
Micah, Mechanical Engineer
"I like knowing that the projects I work on contribute to the defense of our country."
– Micah, Mechanical Engineer
Image of John, Staff Engineer
“I work in the Components Engineering and Obsolescence Management Dept. Our efforts are saving General Atomics several millions of dollars by proactively leading and informing the company of all these decisions which significantly impact production, sustainment and new designs.”
– John, Staff Engineer